Bicycle Mechanics - Tire Width for Roval Pave SL
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06-15-09, 07:34 PM
Does anyone know if Roval Pave SL rims will accept a 23c width tire?
Also, is there a way to figure out width ranges on wheelsets?
I emailed Specialized and after waiting 4 days for a response I received a very vague reply that didn't answer my question.
06-15-09, 08:36 PM
You want to know if a Royal Pave SL tire can accept a tire? You mean rim? I'm not familiar with a Royal Pave SL one way or the other.
What's the interior width of your rim? Try this link, scrolling down to the width consideration section http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html
06-15-09, 11:22 PM
I have had the Roval Pave SL rims for at least 2 years now, and I had to go to 700 X 25 on mine. With the Conti Grand Prix 4000 tires, I kept splitting the sidewalls after about 100 miles if I used 700 X 23. Since I went to the 25s, I have never had an issue.
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